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Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Additional street improvements considered for city of Ottertail
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
Everybody 'love, love, loves' Perham's Grandma Odie
Henning native receives lifesaving award
Yellowjacket grapplers run away with Kaatz Memorial
Detroit Lakes wins the Jackie Mann Invitational
Yellowjackets rebound with strong win over Park Rapids
Perham girls fall to Barnesville in HOL opener
Perham boys hoops connect in season opening rout
William J. Cole
Warren A. Rosenow
Diana Lynn Aker
Carol C. Peterson
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Arvig to hire 200 workers
Ottertail's Hilltop Lumber breaks ground on new showroom
Perham's Second Hand Rose blossoms in new, bigger space
Bongards buys Main Street building in Perham for new cheese store
Nest takes flight: New coffee shop, kitchen retailer opens in Perham
Ottertail's Otterdazzle is Saturday at community center
Gobble Wobble 5K in Perham onThanksgiving Day
Holiday Tour of Homes benefits school foundation
2016 East Otter Tail County 4-H honors members during annual meeting and awards program
Lions Club creates comfortable seating for day training program
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
October 22, 2016
118 trees relocated from middle school to site of new high school
Although it took a couple of days longer than planned, 118 trees were relocated from the construction area near Prairie Wind Middle School to the new north boundary lines at the new high school site, according to Perham-Dent School District Facilities Director Russ Winkels.
October 22, 2016 - 8:30am
AgweekTV: Combining Ag and Learning
It's an unlikely meeting of two worlds. But thanks to Banquet In A Field put on by the Women Of Common Ground, people who don't live on farms...
October 22, 2016 - 8:30am
October 21, 2016
Otter Tail County man died of natural causes
The 89-year-old Otter Tail County man who had been missing since Sept. 28 was found deceased Thursday, Oct. 13, and an autopsy indicated he died of natural causes. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reports that the body of Thomas Allstopp was located shortly after noon on Thursday,...
October 21, 2016 - 12:42pm
October 20, 2016
State House, Sentate candidates meet in OT county forum
Candidates for Minnesota Senate District 8 and State House District 8A agree that maintaining roadways in Otter Tail County and across the state needs to be addressed, though disagree about how to fund transportation. Incumbent State Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, opposed by Shawn Olson,...
October 20, 2016 - 4:30pm
October 16, 2016
Otter Tail County residents warned of scams that create victims
County sheriff deputies continue to alert Otter Tail County residents to beware of scam artists. While most county residents do not take the bait from these illegal contacts via phone, e-mail and letters, every now and then a county resident gets taken in by the scams. The result...
October 16, 2016 - 11:51am
October 15, 2016
AgweekTV: Ag History
There are a few big names in the region's ag history that helped launch some famous brands. Melroe Bobcats and Steiger Tractors came to be known...
October 15, 2016 - 8:30am
Perham man assaulted during argument at Pine Lake resort
A 37-year-old Weslaco, Texas, man faces charges in Otter Tail County District Court for allegedly assaulting a man violently with a mason jar drinking glass. George Matthew Solis was arguing with man at Cabin No.3 at the Pine Beach Resort in Perham around 3 a.m. Sunday, according...
October 15, 2016 - 7:21am
October 13, 2016
Share stories of Perham High school days for keepsake magazine
What do you recall from your school days in Perham? This year marks the 100th anniversary of the building you know as the high school and the Focus is planning a keepsake magazine to collect some of those memories. The magazine will include features on local graduates, a lot of history...
October 13, 2016 - 5:22pm
October 12, 2016
Missing Otter Tail County man found dead near his cabin
The 89-year-old Otter Tail County man who had been missing since Sept. 28 has been found deceased. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reports that the body of Thomas Allstopp was located shortly after noon on Thursday in Leaf Mountain Township, approximately two miles from his...
October 12, 2016 - 4:29pm
Dayton: 'Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable'
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's governor says a President Barack Obama inspired health-care law needs work. "The reality is the Affordable Care Act...
October 12, 2016 - 1:35pm
October 8, 2016
Watch how North Dakota crops get from the US to Asia
The North Dakota Soybean Council's “See For Yourself" program recently took a group of area farmers to the west coast to get a closer look...
October 8, 2016 - 8:30am
October 6, 2016
Mice are coming out of the woodwork in lakes country
An influx of outdoor mice has area homeowners on the verge of mouse madness. Mouse traps and mouse bait have been selling at record levels, exterminators...
October 6, 2016 - 9:26am
October 2, 2016
'Mystery' Lottery winner from Dent claims $114.577 prize
“I expected to win someday,” said Gerrit Wierbos as he happily claimed a Northstar Cash® jackpot worth $114,577. “Why not? Somebody will...
October 2, 2016 - 11:13am
Vergas child airlifted to Fargo after lawn mowing accident
A child’s leg was partially severed in a lawn mower accident at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Vergas, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s...
October 2, 2016 - 11:10am
October 1, 2016
AgweekTV: Hemp harvest
Industrial hemp is a controlled substance in the U.S. because the plant is the same species as marijuana, without the THC. But the 2014 farm...
October 1, 2016 - 8:30am